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Do You Have An Asset Protection Strategy In Place?

Asset Protection

You’ve worked hard, have been frugal, paid off your debt and have started to accumulate assets. Your net worth is in positive territory and your feeling pretty good about you’re overall financial state. Financial Independence seems like it may be right around the corner! But… you don’t have an asset protection strategy in place. Read More »

Creating a Budget – How to Budget

Budgeting How To Budget

Setting up a budget is one of the first steps that anyone need to take on the road to financial independence (Staying with it is another post altogether). If you haven’t set up a budget for yourself, now is a good time to do so. Creating a budget for yourself shouldn’t take long. It can be as simple as jotting down ... Read More »

Investing For Financial Independence – Part Two – Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds

Stocks Bonds Mutual Funds

In part two of investing for financial independence I’m going to cover some of the more basic investments that a novice investor may be considering. Being an investor in the stock market, mutual funds, bonds or other investment vehicles shouldn’t be an intimidating experience. I’d like to take the mystery out of these investment types with this primer so that you can become ... Read More »

7 Tips for setting Financial Goals in 2013

My Personal 2013 Goals I hope that most, if not all of you have set some personal financial goals for 2013. Setting goals is an important part of any financial strategy aimed at financial independence. I learned this the hard way when I first attempted to set a strategy for my self to eliminate my personal debt. Two years went ... Read More »